Human Factors in Digital Transformation

Navigating the Human Element in a Digital World.

About this keynote

The big-5 consultancies agree that around 84% of digital transformation efforts fail, but why? Based on his viral Forbes article “12 Reasons Your Digital Transformation Will Fail,” Dr. Block’s incisive keynote delves into the core challenges of digital transformation – the human factors. With over 20 years of expertise that including major A.I. strategies and DX implementations, this keynote offers a sometimes comical and yet compelling deep dive into understanding and overcoming the human-centric obstacles that can derail digital initiatives in organizations.

Key points

  • Human Obstacles in Digital Transformation:
    Identifying and addressing resistance to change and reliance on outdated technology.
  • Leadership in the Digital Age:
    Strategies for leaders to inspire and manage digital change effectively.
  • Bridging Technology and People:
    The critical role of communication in digital transformation.
  • Cultivating a Digital-Ready Culture:
    Techniques for fostering an environment open to digital advancements.
  • Aligning Digital Goals with Business Objectives:
    How to ensure digital transformation supports overarching business goals.

Learning outcomes

  • Enhanced understanding of the human aspects pivotal to digital transformation success or failure.
  • Improved strategies for managing change and fostering innovation within organizations.
  • Insights into leadership and communication skills essential for facilitating digital transitions.
  • Practical approaches to mitigate costs associated with delayed digital implementation.
  • Empowerment to proactively embrace and lead digital changes in organizations.

Additional elements

  • Dr. Block’s extensive experience provides real-world relevance and credibility.
  • The keynote includes case studies and examples for practical understanding.
  • Attendees will leave with actionable insights and strategies for effective digital transformation.

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This thought provoking program provides an honest and insightful journey into human-centered leadership. You can expect to rediscover the very essence of who you are, the kind of person you intend to be, while also helping you establish new meaningful connections to the people in our lives, both personal and professional.

An overall powerful and life altering experience. This program enabled us as a team and a business, to truly connect to our mission, vision and values, leaving every leader to walk away from this program with a new profound sense of purpose in life.

Thank you again Corrie and we hope to welcome you back to Atlantis in the near future!

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